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Three Lawrence residents killed in small plane crash near Chicago

Three area physicians who live in Lawrence were killed when their small plane crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday night in Chicago. The twin-engine Beechcraft Baron crashed around 10:40 p.m. Sunday in the Chicago suburb of Palos Hills, shortly after takeoff from Chicago Midway Airport. Tausif Rehman, Ali A. Kanchwala and Maria Javaid were aboard the plane, according to a spokesperson with Stormont-Vail HealthCare, where Rehman and Kanchwala worked. By Sara Shepherd

Developers revise plans for Ninth and New Hampshire hotel to respond to neighbors' concerns

Plans for a multi-story hotel/apartment building on the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets have shrunk in hopes of attracting more support from neighbors.

Student found dead at KU fraternity

A Sigma Alpha Epsilon member was found dead Sunday afternoon at the Kansas University fraternity, 1301 West Campus Road.

Police say overnight shooting was accidental

Topeka woman treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital

A Topeka woman was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Sunday after being accidentally shot. Cassie Hedges, a white female, was in the driver's seat of a stationary vehicle at the Kwik Shop at 3440 W. Sixth St. when a passenger in the backseat accidentally discharged a weapon, shooting through the driver's seat and hitting Hedges, Lawrence Police Sgt. Ted Bordman said.

Linwood man dies in motorcycle accident

A 44-year-old Linwood man died when his motorcycle was struck by a car around 9 a.m. on N. Third Street near the entrance to the Kansas Turnpike.

Outage leaves more than 5,000 without power Friday

Jeff McKee, Westar's director of operations in Lawrence, talks about the switch failure at the Sixth Street substation that caused more than 5,000 Westar customers to lose power at about 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

City Commissioners to consider plan for industrial park in SE Douglas County

City commissioners are set to debate where the businesses of the future should locate in Lawrence.